Things to do

Things to do

Plan your next day out on our spectacular network

Find your perfect days out in London and the South West

Discover everything London and the South West have to offer with our travel guides. Whether travelling solo or as a group, explore the best activities in destinations across the SWR network, with something for all ages and interests.

From day trips and breaks to unmissable sights and attractions, we’ve got you covered come rain or shine. Browse SWR rewards to make your getaway even better, with fantastic discounts on shopping trips, theatre tickets and more!

Start planning your adventure today with South Western Railway. From rainy-day activities to restaurant recommendations, our guides have everything you need to enjoy a memorable trip.

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Best Mexican food in London
Breddos Tacos

Best Mexican food in London

Tacos or tortillas? Satisfy your cravings by trying out the best Mexican food

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What's on in September
Tour of Britain Isle of Wight

What's on in September

As September brings the summer season to an end, it is a month packed full of events and things to do

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British food gems to explore in the South West
Gails scones

British food gems to explore in the South West

Discover some of the best British food gems and local food worth trying

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The Great British Beach Clean
Join the Marine Conservation Society's Great British Beach Clean 2021

The Great British Beach Clean

Join the Marine Conservation Society and thousands of volunteers in the annual event to clean Britain's beaches

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Best burgers in London
Honest Burger

Best burgers in London

Whether you’re in the mood for a classic or feel like trying a vegan option – read our guide

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Southampton International Boat Show
Travel with SWR to the Southampton International Boat Show

Southampton International Boat Show

Discover everything you need to know about the UK’s best festival for ocean-goers and boat-buyers alike

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Best ice cream shops in the South West
Godalming Delights ice cream

Best ice cream shops in the South West

Whatever your flavour of choice may be, try our sample of the very best ice cream spots

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Top 10 castles in the South West
Windsor Castle and the Long Walk

Top 10 castles in the South West

Looking for a royal day out? We’ve picked some of the most unique and famous castles on our network

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Top 11 things to do in Exeter with kids
Crealy

Top 11 things to do in Exeter with kids

Explore our pick of top attractions, excursions, and activities the whole family can enjoy

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Top 6 outdoor cinemas in London and the South West
Rooftop Cinema Peckham

Top 6 outdoor cinemas in London and the South West

Want to plan your next movie night? Enjoy your favourite flicks outdoors at these top locations

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